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  • adj. having two constitutionally identical ligands (atoms or groups), replacement of either one by a different ligand making the molecule chiral

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  • < 1, 10 > (chiral catalysis for the laboratory-scale transforma - tion of racemic and prochiral ketones to chiral lactones and organic sulfur compounds to optically active sulfoxides, as a whole cell preparation and as an isolated immobilized enzyme [22]; production of optically pure sulf - oxides by biotransformation in whole cell systems of several sulfides, dithianes and dithiolanes [21]) [21, 22] 6 Stability pH-Stability 7-8

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